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Google leans more on algorithms for ads as critics highlight risks

SAN FRANCISCO: Alphabet’s Google introduced new ad-buying tools on Tuesday that showcase its growing push to allow machines instead of humans to fine-tune ads and determine where they should run. Advertisers have welcomed the advanced software, which could encourage them to spend more on Google as it makes more efficient use of their money. But consumer privacy and technology analysts are watching the shift with concern and a push for more regulatory scrutiny may be coming. In Europe, the month-old General Data…

Asian telecom stocks face minimal 5G risks: JP Morgan

Shares of Asian telecom players have already priced in the impact of investments for setting up fifth generation (5G) mobile networks and potential monetization uncertainty, J P Morgan Securities analysts said on Monday. The Asian telecom sector has underperformed the broader market by 18 percent in the past 12 months due to investor concerns stemming from uncertainties related to 5th Generation spending and potential monetization, JP Morgan analysts said. They, however, believe it is now time to revisit the sector,…

US, China rivalry poses risks, benefits for Latin America

MENDOZA, Argentina: As the trade dispute between the United States and China was gaining steam last month, a half-dozen Chinese dancers and a person in a panda bear suit paraded across a stage inside a hotel lobby in the heart of Argentina’s wine country. The March 24 ceremony celebrated the Washington-based Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) choice to hold its next annual meeting in Chengdu, China, a decision criticized by the United States, whose regional influence has been increasingly challenged by the Asian…

Many heart failure patients don’t recognize the risks of their illness: study

NEW YORK: Even though doctors think most people with heart failure have a high likelihood of requiring a heart transplant or dying from complications of their illness, a small U.S. study suggests that many patients see a much rosier picture of their future. In the survey of patients and physicians, doctors thought that 69 percent of patients were likely to die or need a transplant or what’s know as a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) to help their heart keep pumping within the next year. But just 14 percent of…

Risks are serious when parents don’t cut small fruits for children

CALIFORNIA: Children under age 5 could choke on grapes and similarly-shaped foods, and parents should cut them in half or quarters to reduce the risk, Scottish doctors say. Although some parents may know to cut food such as grapes, cherry tomatoes and hot dogs into smaller pieces, not all do. Public health officials should spread the message more, they wrote in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. “This message continually appears but doesn’t seem to take hold,” said Jamie Cooper, study author and emergency medicine…